We’re getting ready for the start of our Summer of Sewing at Fashion Antidote!
With the launch of some exciting new courses and the return of faithful favourites, we've got a packed schedule of summer schools coming up the excite our sewing minded students.
Throughout July and August we have week-long intensive courses, and shorter daytime courses in cutting and construction, all of which are booking up already! Here’s a run down of what happening and when:
Garment construction Stage1 – join us for a week of sewing and making, in this beginner crash course in gaining excerpt professional skills in sewing and garment construction. Starting with the basics and getting straight on with making clothes, this course is great for the absolute beginner and those with existing skills also.
£525 – 25 hours
July 21st – 25th
August 4th – 8th
Garment construction Stage2 – The second stage of Garment Construction week intensive courses, ideal for intermediate sew-ers. In this week you will learn to make a classic shirt and a pair of trousers.
£425 – 20 hours
August 11th – 14th
Pattern Cutting stage1 and 2 – The ultimate 1 week beginners Pattern Cutting course, perfect for all those wishing to get an excellent understanding of the method of pattern cutting, and really get to grip with the skill – no previous experience necessary. This week covers the skirt, dress and bodice block, collars and sleeves and drafting a pattern.
£525 – 25 hours
July 28th – 1st August
August 18th – 22nd
Pattern Cutting Stage3 and 4 – The second stage of our Pattern Cutting week intensive course. Join us for this week if you’d like to learn how to draft a pattern for a classic shirt and a pair of trousers to a professional, industry standard.
£424 – 20 hours
August 25th – 28th
3 day Intensive home dressmakingcourse – We’ve put together 5 of our most popular home dressmaking courses to deliver a intensive course packed with skills for making garments. In 3 days cover all the skills from our Learn to Sew, Fabric Knowledge, Body Measurements, How to Choose a Pattern and How to make a Skirt courses, and leave with all the skills and knowledge to jump right into making garments.
£240 – 15 hours
August 11th – 13th
Teens courses! - We’ve developed 3 days of courses in fashion skills especially for teens over the summer. Covering Fashion Drawing and Illustration, Fashion Design and Learn to sew and make a tote bag, these courses are intended to give students a real taste of the fashion industry, to inform their career choices and develop their creative strengths. The courses and fun and informative, and set in the exciting area of Brick Lane, full of vintage shops, markets and boutiques.
£52 each day – 4 hours a day
Tuesday 5th August
Wednesday 6th August
Thursday 7th August
September programme – and then it’s back to our next term of weekly courses in Garment Construction and Pattern cutting! Stages 1 through 5 cover making and cutting for a whole range of garments suitable for both men’s and womenswear, a skirt, dress, shirt, trousers and lined jacket. These courses run as Evenings, Weekends and Daytimes and are bookable in short weekly stages.